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HERBAGE MAGAZINE FEBRUARY ‘23


Digital edition of the February 2023 print issue #50 of Herbage Magazine. Herb•age strives to bring you fresh content regularly. We cover a wide range of cannabis culture and medical marijuana-related issues. In other words, It is our mission to be the voice of the growing cannabis industry in the state. Through fair and open […]

Steve Miller – Essential Tremors Breakthrough Using Cannabis


  This is an update and a breakthrough discovery regarding Steve Miller and his battle with essential tremors. Miller has suffered from severe tremors his entire life. A group of cannabis researchers have come up with a formula they believe could lead to a solution for many who suffer the same. Steve Miller By Michael […]

Herbage Golf – Spring 2023


THE BLUNT & BOGEY TOUR – Spring 2023 BEST BALL SCRAMBLE WIN PRIZES & ENJOY AN AFTERNOON WITH FRIENDS! WHEN: Saturday, April 8, 2023, 10:00 AM SIGN UP HERE Plan to arrive by 10:00 AM for registration. Shotgun start at 11:00 AM. Look forward to having fun and enjoying friends while your team participates in […]

Herbage Magazine January 2023


Digital edition of the January 2023 print issue #49 of Herbage Magazine. Herb•age strives to bring you fresh content regularly. We cover a wide range of cannabis culture and medical marijuana-related issues from around the state of Oklahoma and beyond. In other words, It is our mission to be the voice of the growing cannabis […]

It’s The Little Things


By Charles “Uncle Chuck” Duncan The term “everyday things” refers to something which happens or is used every day. We tend to make those items not important and make big things like vacation trips and anniversaries our “big ticket” items. Photo-opts and scrapbook fodder. Posed grins and smiles to complete the experience. Ironically, we spend […]

Feminine Divine – Ebony Jones


Keeping the Faith; a Woman’s Story of Generational Resilience and Healing through Curated Experiences and Sweet Potato Pie by Jessi Lane, Patient Advocate Ebony Jones, of 8Twenty8, is a cannabis Pastry Chef paving the way for other people of color following her path. “Being one of the few known Black women in the Oklahoma cannabis […]

Perspectives


(Taking a look at Neurodivergence and Cannabis) By Kathy Barker Have you ever missed a stair in the dark? It’s like your heart stood up too fast, whilst being in the process of a dizzying white out blindness, before pulling on your lungs for support. SO. naturally, your chest tightens and you start sweating because […]

The Chronissuer – DOC FERGUSON


Time To Dab Reviewed by Hopper Written by Pamela Jayne If you would have told me 30-years-ago, 20-years-ago, 10-years-ago…hell even 5-years-ago, that I’d be setting up a cannabis grow operation with intentions of it to be tracked by law enforcement, I would have bet money that would never happen…but here we are. Fresh out of […]

ABOUT THE COVER


JUNE/JULY 2022 Shannon Seitter worked in conjunction with “The Happy Festival” to create this month’s cover of Herbage Magazine. Shannon began a career in art at an early age self teaching to sketch..Shannon was inspired by the junior high art teacher. Shannon watched her paint across canvas and was awestruck by her ability to bring […]

The Budtender Diaries – Building Trust


  by Anna Ervin  I think that “I don’t know” might be some of the most unappealing words you could hear come out of a budtender’s mouth. Sure, we all have to use them at times, and hopefully we follow up with a quick “but let me find out for you,” before proceeding to dig […]

Don’t Judge A Book


by Charles “Uncle Chuck” Duncan When asked to list famous cannabis users you will typically hear names like Cheech & Chong, Jeff Spicoli, Eric Foreman, Tom Petty, Snoop and Dre. There are currently many, many more celebrities (and fictional characters) that can stand in the green spotlight more comfortably(numb) than any time in recent history. […]

Cannabis and the Nervous System


By Dr. Pepper Hernandez ND, Ph.D., CTC, CNHP, NHC Board Certified and Award-Winning Holistic Health Practitioner When discussing the relief can have on the nervous system we need to first begin with how the nervous system works and how cannabis can affect that. To begin with, electrical impulses and neurotransmitters are used by neurons in […]

About the Cover


      A gifted young artist from Serbia is taking social media by storm with his oil pastels of leaf-munching giraffes, basking butterflies, moonlit waterlilies, poignant portraits and soulful-eyed dogs. With tens of thousands of followers and over a million “likes”, what Viktor Bevanda is accomplishing with his striking use of color is extraordinary, […]

The Cannxiety Chronicles part 3


      By Charles “Uncle Chuck” Duncan Last time I discussed how cannabis and anxiety interact. It’s something I feel so strongly about, I named an Expo after it, “Cannxiety 2022”. A pandemic of sorts is exploding as new cases of anxiety and depression arise. Both of which are woefully misunderstood and growing in […]

Lotus Letters


The Event By Kathleen Barker It’s the middle of the day and suddenly you can’t help but notice a sensation of anticipation. Something is different. Something’s headed your way and somewhere in your mind you get the strangest feeling akin to “Ah, finally.” upon opening the curtains you squint and ask yourself, “What the F***” […]

What is the Safe Banking Act and Will Congress pass it this year?


by Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish, Cannabis Lawyer What is the SAFE Banking Act? The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act is a piece of federal legislation that was first proposed in 2017 by Representative Ed Perlmutter, a Colorado Democrat representing the 7th District in that state. It passed the United States House of Representatives […]

The Chronisseur


By Pamela Jayne  12 years and 1300 miles ago, before dabs existed and the idea of legally growing and using cannabis in Oklahoma was inconceivable, The Chronisseur debuted in Nug Magazine, a west coast cannabis lifestyle publication. At the time, Hopper was the founder of a referral-only medical cannabis collective in his hometown, San Diego, […]

A Face of a Million Faces


By Michael Kinney   Trying to pin Andrew Martin down on a simple answer can seem like trying to drink water out of a thimble. The co-founder of Sherweed Forest admits it is a problem, especially when trying to explain what his company is.  Martin sees what Sherweed Forest is, but also what it can become.  […]

Anandamide


  THC’s endocannabinoid counterpart by Kevin Ferdowsian, JD Kevin is an attorney, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and homeopathic practitioner. Kevin graduated from Duke University and OCU law, and lives with his wife Anna and two children, Ivan and Arthur. Because cannabis sativa contains more than .3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), it is classified as a schedule I – status […]

Freedom Flower


Freedom Flower By Chet Tucker After some discussions with Herbage on transitioning into a new column, we agreed that an open column around the freedom fight for our basic rights to cultivate and choice to medicate was a win-win. The column will sweep over a broad range of topics concerning the reversal of the century-long […]

Triggers To Success In A Saturated Market White Barn Bud Ranch


Triggers To Success In A Saturated Market White Barn Bud Ranch by James Bridges  The Oklahoma cannabis market has openly worn the title “Wild West of Weed” for a few years now. Thousands of prospective entrepreneurs and marijuana advocates alike have rushed to the red dirt plains of this historically boom or bust state to […]

Vetmaps


Vetmaps by Anna Ervin Vetmaps, an initiative established by James Ladabouche of Midwest City, is an organization seeking to bring veterans and dispensaries together by working to ensure that Oklahoma veterans have access to a medical marijuana card. Once Vetmaps is launched, the platform will list dispensaries that are veteran-friendly, including discounts and incentives on […]

Validation station


Validation station By Kathy Long-Barker Let’s talk about the side of cannabis that isn’t as widely known. The anxiety ridden mind bending side. Many look at me funny when I tell them that possibility even exists.  “Man, I wish I had your tolerance, that’s what everyone wants!” Then I watch their faces fall into uncomfortable […]

Busy Work


Busy Work By Carisa Rowe  The art of dialing in your mind and body to chase your thoughts to their inevitable ends. We meditate, we make art, we garden, we dance, we run…  We run after the void, seeking the end of understanding or to quiet the noise so that we can feel the static […]

Universal Cannabis 101: Entourage Effect  


Universal Cannabis 101  Entourage Effect   by Jasmine Harvey HERBAGE MAGAZINE  Let’s dive into how the Entourage Effect works! The Entourage Effect is a combination of all compounds and chemicals found in the cannabis sativa plant. The cannabis sativa plant is vast in her ways with hundreds of different compounds, cannabinoids and terpenes. With this, they […]

Hopper


    We are excited to announce that Hopper has joined the Herbage family. He recently relocated to Oklahoma from his native California to start a family and continue his cannabis career which has spanned 30 years and includes nearly all facets of the industry-Growing, music, solventless extractions, media (print and radio), founding and running […]

Tasty Farms Tulsa: Delicious, Ethical, Sustainably Life Changing


Tasty Farms Tulsa: Delicious, Ethical, Sustainably Life Changing By Jessi Lane, Patient Advocate The Tasty Farms family asks, “What happens when you need a natural medicinal option but can’t or don’t want to smoke CBD or medical marijuana?” Tasty Farms understands in a very personal way that for some, combustible consumption just isn’t an option, […]

The Feminine Divine, Healing with Plants and Crystals: Utopic Vibes


The Feminine Divine, Healing with Plants and Crystals: Utopic Vibes  by Veronica Castillo  Both recognized as “alternative medicine” (which is crazy because both are natural, coming directly from earth; whereas man made lab pills are considered actual medicine), cannabis and crystals are utilized and consumed for multiple healing reasons: mind, body, and soul.  In the […]

Big Mike


Big Mike By James Bridges Mike Bennett, AKA Big Mike, served 21 years in the military. 10 years in the Marines, and 11 years in the army to be exact. He himself would tell you that he was “pretty damn good at it”. Big Mike was injured in 2012 while in Afghanistan. He was on […]

2022 Medical Marijuana Legislation in Oklahoma What bills will become law and how will it change the industry?


2022 Medical Marijuana Legislation in Oklahoma What bills will become law and how will it change the industry? ~ By Felina N. Rivera, Attorney Every year, Oklahoma legislators propose bills for our state congress to consider in hopes of creating new laws. Since the passage of State Question 788 in 2018, hundreds of bills have […]

PTSD & Cannabis


PTSD & Cannabis Written by Dr. Pepper Hernandez ND, Ph.D. CTC Award-Winning Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner Photos Courtesy of Full Moon Farms, Humboldt County CA Post Traumatic Anxiety Disorder, or PTSD, is a devastating and life-altering disorder that can develop following a traumatic event. Those who do suffer from it are trapped in that […]